Daily planner, Sept. 1, 2013


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Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus: Dragons
1 p.m. and 5 p.m. today; 1 p.m. Monday, iWireless Center, 1201 River Drive, Moline. $13, $14, $19, $33 (VIP), $66 (circus celebrity); free ages 1 and younger on lap. 800-745-3000.

Citywide yard sales
Aledo. 309-582-7241.

Backwater Gamblers water-ski show
6:30 p.m., 44th Street and the Rock River, Rock Island. Free. 309-786-8987.

Rock Island Grand Prix
8 a.m.-5 p.m.; 8 p.m. music, The District, Rock Island. Free. 309-788-6311.

"Detroit" Larry Davison and Chris Avey
6-9 p.m., The Muddy Waters, 1708 State St., Bettendorf. Free. 563-355-0655.

"How Science is Bridging Spirituality," Dr. Curt Rexroth
10:30 a.m., Unity Church of Christianity, 5102 47th Ave., Moline. Free. 309-762-1066.

Family Fun Days
2 p.m.-midnight, Martin Luther King Jr. Community Center, 630 Martin Luther King Drive, Rock Island. Free. 309-732-2999.

Red Rage Afterparty (Rage Against the Machine and The Red Hot Chili Peppers Tribute Band)
9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m., Bent River Brewing Station, 512 24th St., Rock Island. $4. 309-283-4811.

Tim Stop
2-5 p.m., Wide River Winery Tasting Room, 106 N. Cody Road, LeClaire. Free with wine purchase. 563-289-2509.

Stock-car racing
5:30 p.m., Quad City Speedway, 4200 Archer Drive, East Moline. 309-792-5030.

Dirt Road Rockers
8 p.m.-midnight, Stooge's Saloon, 906 3rd St., Orion. Free. 309-526-3050.

Architectural walking tour of downtown Davenport
1:30 p.m., Figge Art Museum, 225 W. 2nd St., Davenport. Free with admission. 563-326-7804.

Travoltas, Terry and The Loan Sharks
8 p.m., Rock Island Brewing Company, 1815 2nd Ave., Rock Island. $10; $12 ages 20 and younger; $15 inside (if rain). 309-793-1999.

Milan Indian Summer Festival
Dickson Park, 315 E. 4th Ave., Milan. Free. 309-787-8500.

Wild Oatz
6-10 p.m., Sportsman Park, Donahue. Free. 563-282-4544.

North of 40
8 p.m.-1 a.m., Rusty Nail, 2606 W. Locust St., Davenport. $3. 563-386-1900.

Orion Fall Festival
Central Park, 4th Street and 12th Avenue, Orion. Free. 309-526-8320.

Village Fall Festival
11 a.m.-5 p.m., Dan Nagle Walnut Grove Pioneer Village, 18817 290th St., Long Grove. $2; $1 ages 5-12; free ages 4 and younger. 563-328-3283.

Buddy Olson
3-6 p.m., Ducky's Lagoon, 13515 78th Ave. W., Taylor Ridge. Free. 309-798-2423.

Kewanee Hog Days
Main Street, Kewanee. Free.

Sunday brunch with music by The Manny Lopez Trio
10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Brady Street Chop House, Radisson Quad City Plaza Hotel, 111 E. 2nd St., Davenport. 563-322-2200.

Country dance and jam session (Midnight Riders)
5-9 p.m., American Legion Post 227, 829 16th Ave., East Moline. $3. 309-755-5622.

Chief Blackhawk Antique Motorcycle Club of America Swap Meet
8 a.m., Mississippi Valley Fairgrounds, 2815 W. Locust St., Davenport. Free. 563-381-4015.

"Southern Crossroads" (musical revue)
Circa '21 Dinner Playhouse, 1828 3rd Ave., Rock Island. 309-786-7733.

Miss Iowa Nicole Kelly send-off selebration
2 p.m., Modern Woodman Park, 209 S. Gaines St., Davenport. $10; $5 ages 5-12; free ages 4 and younger.

Labor Day Weekend pow wow
10 a.m. grounds open, noon grand entry, Black Hawk State Historic Site, 1510 46th Ave., Rock Island. Free. 309-631-0124, 309-738-4222.

Caught in the Act
7:30-11:30 p.m., Stooge's Saloon, 908 3rd St., Orion. Free. 309-526-3050.



















 




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  Today is Tuesday, Sept 2, the 245th day of 2014. There are 120 days left in the year.

1864 — 150 years ago: It is estimated that 300,000 people attended the recent Democratic convention in Chicago when Gen. George B. McClellan of New Jersey was nominated as a candidate for president of the United States.
1889 — 125 years ago: Alderman Frank Ill, Winslow Howard and Captain J.M. Montgomery returned from Milwaukee, where they attended the national Grand Army of the Republic encampment.
1914 — 100 years ago: Three members of the Rock Island YMCA accepted positions as physical directors of other associations. Albert Cook went to Kewanee, C.D. Curtis to Canton and Willis Woods to Leavenworth, Kan.
1939 — 75 years ago: Former President Herbert Hoover appealed for national support of President F.D. Roosevelt and Congress in every effort to keep the United States out of war.
1964 — 50 years ago: The Rock Island Junior chamber pf Commerce has received answers to about 65 % of the 600 questionnaires mailed out recently in a "Community Attitude Survey" to analyze sentiments of citizens towards their city's various recreational, educational, and civic service programs.
1989 — 25 years ago: The two thunderstorms passing through the Quad Cities last night and early today left some area residents reaching for their flashlights.






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